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Card Player Poker Tour Venetian Main Even Creates Huge Prize Pool By Drawing 688 EntriesJul 21, 2017
The Card Player Poker Tour Venetian main event surprised everyone after the $5,000 buy-in event building a $3,199,200 prize pool that blew away the $2,000,000 guarantee. The no-limit main event drew a total of 688 players.
Card Player Poker Tour $250 Buy-In Main Event Starts Thursday In Ocean’s 11 CasinoJul 20, 2017
The Card Player Poker Tour (CPPT) is heading back to Oceanside, California to Ocean’s 11 Casino for the fourth time in the tour’s history starting this Thursday. The event spread out over three days from July 20-22 will have six starting flights in the $250 buy-in main event.
WSOP 2017 Main Event Reaches Its Final Table With 9 Participants Playing For $8.15 Million Winning PrizeJul 19, 2017
After the ten days of tension, the final table of WSOP 2017 Main Event has been set with 9 participants left from the 7,221 entrants. The game will seek the title winner, over the span of three days, which will be played from July 20-July 22.
Adrian Moreno Wins His First WSOP Gold Bracelet In $1,111 Buy-In Little One For One DropJul 18, 2017
Adrian Moreno won $1,111 buy-in Little One for One Drop no-limit hold’em event. Moreno dedicated his victory to a close friend he recently lost, for which he had to fly back home for a day only to return to win this match for his lost friend. For the 48-year-old Ontario, California native, Moreno, it was his first WSOP gold bracelet. He also earned a prize of $528,316 along with the bracelet defeating an army of 4,391 entries.
For A £2 Pay, 62-Year-Old Birmingham Lady Ends Up In $8.1 M WSOP GameJul 17, 2017
To the biggest win of £23.50, 62-year-old, crochet-loving Birmingham gran Shirley Marshall, who is married to angling-addicted pensioner Ken, luck turned tables as she found herself sitting at the table for the World Series of Poker tournament. She found herself betting against the best Hold’Em poker player in the world with $8.1 million first prize up for grabs.
Brad Horner, An IT Professional From California Wins 2017 Card Player Poker Tour Main EventJul 16, 2017
For a $400,000 guaranteed main event in the 2017 Card Player Poker Tour at the Bicycle Hotel and Casino a total of 1,754 players registered. A final prize pool of $467,928 was created from the high turnout of the players.
Felony Charges Dropped Against Online Gambling Billionaire Calvin Ayre By The U.S GovernmentJul 15, 2017
The Canadian online gambling entrepreneur and founder of the Bodog brand, Calvin Ayre has been freed from the federal felony charges he was facing in the United States.
New Jersey’s Online Poker Market A Bit Rough With All-Time Low CollectionsJul 14, 2017
Ever since the regulated market was established in late 2013, online poker market has the worst collection as per the figures released by the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE).
PokerStars Hits The Bull’s Eye By Rescuing The PKR Stressed PlayersJul 13, 2017
Following the financial crunch, the PKR.com had to shut down its operations on May 3, giving its players nightmares as they faced the prospect of losing all their money held in their accounts.
Third Largest Ever, WSOP 2017 Main EventJul 12, 2017
Registrations to the main event of the World Series of Poker, 2017, the third largest event ever, closed on Sunday. A total of 7,221 players registered for the main event, creating a prize pool of $67,877,400.
PokerStars Eyes American Poker Market With Launch Of European Poker Tournament MegastackJul 11, 2017
PokerStars is set to bring an experience of poker tournament that the European nation enjoys and decided to launch the Megastack tournament in Atlantic City.
Harrison Gimbel Wins $3,000 NLHE At WSOP 2017 Completing Poker’s Triple CrownJul 10, 2017
Harrison Gimbel, 26-year-old poker pro has added his name to the exclusive list of Triple Crown winners, the second person to do so in WSOP 2017.
Nipun Java Wins $1,000 Online No-Limit Hold’em At WSOP 2017Jul 9, 2017
Nipun Java, a software engineer, turned poker pro, won his second bracelet of the summer defeating an army of 951 entrants in WSOP 2017 $1,000 online no-limit hold’em, making $237,688 in the first prize place.
Elior Sion Wins $50,000 Buy-in Poker Players Championship At WSOP 2017Jul 8, 2017
Elior Sion, British high-stakes poker pro won the prestigious $50,000 buy-in Poker Players Championship at the 2017 WSOP on Friday morning after a straight-up match with Germany’s Johannes Becker.
Australian State Government Freezes Number Of Poker Machines In the State Until 2042Jul 7, 2017
The Andrews Government has frozen the number of poker machines as part of the reforms to the industry, and there will be no new poker machine until 2042 in Victoria, Australia.
PokerStars Launches Stars Rewards Aiming Occasional PlayersJul 6, 2017
PokerStars, the online poker operator giant, will roll out their new player rewards programs called Stars Rewards. This move is aimed at creating opportunities of perks for players.
European Nations Set To Sign First Shared Online Poker Liquidity Agreement On July 6Jul 5, 2017
A creation of poker network that would combine players from all the four countries viz. France, Italy, Spain, and Portugal would be seen after the gambling regulators from these countries sign the shared liquidity agreement within two days. Not until last summer, shared liquidity was considered and eventually implemented despite, being in talks for several years.
Playground Poker Club To Host World Cup Of Cards, 2017 Starting August 13Jul 4, 2017
A month long event that is scheduled between Aug.13 – Sept. 13, World Cup of Cards (WCC) is returning for its second year in Playground Poker Club. This year, the event is going to be bigger and better. With more than $6 million guaranteed prize pool, it is likely to attract players of all experience levels.
German Poker-Pro Jens Lakemeier Wins 2017 WSOP $2,500 Mixed Big-BetJul 4, 2017
23-year-old, German poker-pro Jens Lakemeier won the inaugural of the brand new event launched in 2017 by the World Series of Poker. The $2,500 mixed big-bet, was a mix of no-limit hold’em, pot-limit Omaha, pot-limit Omaha hi-lo, Big O, no-limit 2-7 single draw, pot-limit 2-7 triple draw, and no-limit five card draw made up the mix of the inaugural event. Around 197 participants showed up for the event, where Lakemeier won the title, $112,232 as the top prize and his very first gold bracelet. Lakemeier entered the event the last day as the chip leader with six players left. Of the 2.3 million chips in play, Lakemeier had collected some 1.8 million, occupying the lead position in the three-handed action. He had a straight showdown with Jason Stockfish, after defeating Andre Kelsall in third place. Stockfish finished in second place with $69,359 and Jens being the ultimate winner fetching the major scoop of the prize money.
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